The course aims at providing the students with the following competencies: - the knowledge of the general issues related to corporate and business crimes, their intertwines with the basic elements of Criminal Law and the most relevant offences provided for in the three sectors of the course (Corporate Law, Financial Law, Insolvency and Bankruptcy); - critical thinking skills about some of the basic elements, of the legal sources and of the most relevant case-law (national courts, EU Court of Justice, ECHR); - the ability to apply the acquired knowledge to specific criminal offences object of study, through practical examples and case studies; - the mastery of technical-juridical language.
Expected learning outcomes
- in depth knowledge of the basic elements and the constitutional principles inspiring the legislation of criminal offences in the field of Bankruptcy, Corporate and Business Law and the Financial Market; - knowledge of the subjects who operate inside the companies and inside enterprise groups; - the ability to interpret the legal rules examined during the course with a systematic approach and to identify their rationale.
Lesson period: Second semester
(In case of multiple editions, please check the period, as it may vary)
bankruptcy criminal law corporate criminal law financial criminal law corporations criminal law
Prerequisites for admission
Having passed the exam of Criminal Law is a precondition for the course (and for taking the final exam).
The course is taught through lectures about white collare crime. The examination shall consist of an oral examination.
A. ALESSANDRI, S. SEMINARA, Diritto penale commerciale, voll. I, II, III e IV, Giappichelli, Torino, 2018-2019
Assessment methods and Criteria
The course aim at providing the students with the following competencies: - the knowledge of fundamental theories on white collar crime; - critical thinking skills about some of the basic elements of Criminal Law related to white collar crime; - performing competent legal analysis with regard to some paradigmatic white collare offences.